Although studying in Ukraine is much more affordable than other Western European countries, you need to be sure of external financing all through your study program. Do not rely on supporting yourself with job prospects for students. They are not readily available in Ukraine, at least not for now. Apart from your tuition and hostel fees, living expenditure in Ukraine is sparingly not exorbitant. While it is difficult to be precise on figures, however an average of $200 will be enough for a non extravagant student for the month. Note also that this is not definite, as it varies from one individual to another. For a conservative student, there might even be some left over.
Confirm with your agent, or the university to ascertain the entry requirements for the course you intend to pursue. This is very necessary, as it determines whether you are qualified to receive admission for the sought after course. See also the section on general requirements to study in Ukraine.
Confirm whether you will need a visa or not to enter the territory of Ukraine. Check to see that you have a valid international passports, with at least two years validity. You do not want to just arrive, and the first assignment is running around to renew a soon expiring passport. If you do not currently have a valid international passport, check to confirm that you have enough time to process it without affecting your travel plans.
Next, you will have to go and search for the university offering the course you intend to study. Find out their requirements and establish a correspondence with them. This step is necessary, if you are handling your admission process by your self. Yes, you can do it by yourself. But there are many advantages of using a reliable and professional company. A good one is less likely to make the mistakes you are prone to. One error is enough to ruin the entire process, and you sure don’t want that. However, if you use the services of a professional and genuine educational agent, like our company, we will handle this process and the rest for you, smoothly and expediently.
This section is very vital and critical. Most people take a blind leap, and when something goes wrong, they blame it on internet scam. If you decide to use the services of a company, make sure you do not choose a faceless one. Check to ensure they have a contact address, names and request for their certificate of registrations and permits before thinking of any financial commitment. It is not just about losing money, but also wasting valuable time, which you probably don’t want to. Be very careful about contacts from social network, unless you know the contact personally, or was referred by a trusted person. You are not only safeguarding your hard earned resources, but saving yourself from unnecessary waste of your time, energy and the emotional pains. Best of all, make sure you are discussing with a company, not just an individual you met in a forum. If you have a friend, or relative who is already studying in the university of your choice, then it is also a good option. Just make sure that he / she will have the time to follow through the entire process.
Next, you will have to submit a filled application form to the university, meet their in-house requirements. This may vary slightly from one university to the other depending on the course, study language and other factors. Check the section on requirements to study in Ukraine, for general requirements. The university will assess your documents, and if acceptable, will issue an admission proposal and the fees structure letter to the student. On acceptance, you may be required to confirm your interest by paying your tuition fees. Thereafter, the university sends out an official admission / invitation letter to the student. This confirms that the student have been granted admission in the university, for the course indicated in the admission letter. It is supported with a confirmation letter, sent to the Ukrainian consulate in your country.